The Construction of Pipe Piles Filled with Concrete

Pipe piles shall comply with the specifications of the American Society for Testing Materials for Welded and Seamless pipe piles (A252-55).

Pipe piles to be driven open-ended shall have a minimum nominal outside diameter of ten and three- fourths inches. Minimum nominal wall thickness for diameters less than 14 inches shall be 0.25 inch. Minimum nominal wall thickness for diameters of 14 inches or more shall be 0.375 inch.

Pipe piles to be driven closed-ended shall have a steel end of approved design. Minimum nominal outside diameter shall be ten and three-fourths inches. Minimum nominal wall thickness for diameters less than 14 inches shall be 0.125 inch. Minimum nominal wall thickness for diameters of 14 inches or more shall be 0.20 inch. If wall thicknesses are less than these values, the piles shall be considered as cast-in-place concrete piles.

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